H.M.S. Manica (1900)

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H.M.S. Manica (1900)
Pendant Number: Y4.17 (1915)[1]
Purchased: 1915[2]
Launched: 1900[3]
Sold:

H.M.S. Manica was hired for use as a kite balloon ship in the Royal Navy on 11 March, 1915.

Service

She was in the Mediterranean in 1915 before moving to Home Waters later in the year where she remained into 1916. Renamed as Huntball in 1917, she later served as a hired collier.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 41q.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396.
  6. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 395m.

Bibliography

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Flat Decked Conversions
Argus Furious
Through-Deck Carriers
Eagle Hermes
Kite Balloon Ships
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